SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur has received a "Certificate of Recognition" from NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) "Local Chapter Star" for the Semester January -December 2020, LC Star criteria: "Is one of the top 100 Local Chapters in the last eight consecutive semesters".
NPTEL is a platform that provides E-learning through online web, video courses, and various other streams. The selection criteria for LC STAR is to be top 100 local chapters in the last eight consecutive semesters and SRMIST has been at its top performance right from the academic year 2016-2017.
SRMIST has also received a Local Chapter rating of "AAA" based on the NPTEL online certification courses on January - December 2020. This is recognized by SWAYAM-NPTEL and the rating of "AAA" is based on performance in NPTEL Online certification courses Jan - Dec 2020. "AAA" is considered to be top 10 whereas "AA" and "A" represent the top 40 and 50 respectively. SWAYAM is a program initiated by the Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of our education policy which are Access, Equity, and Quality.